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In addition to our recurring core programs, NICNE offers periodic special events that may highlight nationally-known speakers, up-to-the-minute content, or critical issues.

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NICNE Luncheon & Exclusive Dialogue -- "Toxic Charity"Open in a New Window



You are invited to a special event featuring a luncheon keynote by Robert Lupton, author of Toxic Charity: How Churches and Charities Hurt Those They Help (And How to Reverse It). Following the luncheon, Robert will lead an exclusive dialogue focused on delivery of services in the Rockford area.

This event is presented in partnership with United Way of Rock River Valley.

Date: Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Time: Luncheon - 11:30 - 1:00
            Exclusive Dialogue - 1:30 - 3:00
Cost: Luncheon - $50
           Exclusive Dialogue - $50
Location: Giovanni's Restaurant, 610 N. Bell School Road, Rockford, 61107

View invitation.
View RSVP card.

RSVP by September 8, 2014.
For more information, contact Karen Ream at kream@rockford.edu or 815.394.4384.

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NICNE Teambuilding Workshop: "It's Ok to be a Silly Goose!"Open in a New Window

It's Ok to be a Silly Goose!
A Workshop on TEAMBUILDING for Nonprofits

Are you making the right investments in your agency to develop and maintain a positive culture of teamwork? Join us for a high-energy workshop and learn that when it comes to leading a positive and high performing team...
...It's Ok to be a Silly Goose!




Presenter: Jessica Steinberg, Senior Manager of Operations, Rockford Park District

Date: Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Time: Check in -- 8:30 a.m.
          Workshop -- 9:00 - 11:30
           Q&A Time -- 11:30 - 11:45

Location:
Rockford University (Classroom location TBA), 5050 E. State Street, Rockford, IL  61108

Cost: $35

Please RSVP by October 7 by faxing or mailing in the registration form.
View Teambuilding Workshop brochure.

For more information contact us at kream@rockford.edu or 815-394-4384.
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NICNE Board Training - True Partners in LeadershipOpen in a New Window



It's Time to Step Up.

True Partners in Leadership:
Developing Engaged & Purposeful Boards

What are the most critical challenges facing your organization?
What are your greatest potential opportunities?
How does your board contribute to addressing both?


How engaged is the board in shaping the organization's future, and what more could the organization achieve if the board were more engaged and purposeful?


Nationally recognized governance expert Dr. Susan Whealler Johnston will lead this interactive and practical board development workshop and help board members understand how to move beyond legal and oversight responsibilities to become true partners in leadership with the CEO.

Date:
Saturday, November 8, 2014
Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Location: Room 124, 5100 Building (1st building on your right immediately off State Street), Rockford University, 5050 E. State St. Rockford, IL 61108
Cost: $60 (includes lunch)

Please register by November 1 by faxing or mailing in registration form.
View and download the program brochure HERE.

For more information, email Karen Ream at KReam@rockford.edu.
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NICNE Customer Service WorkshopOpen in a New Window

SUPERIOR Customer Service:
A workshop designed to hone the skills of your front line superheroes!

Why should YOU invest in
Superior Customer Service Training?
The most valuable asset of your organization is your people, and employees who are well-trained in superior customer service techniques can help build your business and increase your profitability.

Workshop Outcomes:
1. First Impressions: Learn the quality judgments made in the first 7 seconds of the first encounter, the 4 key areas on which to focus to make a positive personal first impression, and identify 4 key areas that will improve the first impression.
2. Bad Service: Learn the far-reaching ramifications of bad customer service.
3. Thinking Outside the Box: Learn how to turn a complaint into a win-win situation.
4. "The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn't being said..." (Shannon L. Alder): Improve your customer services by learning the difference between hearing and actually listening to your customers.

Date: Thursday, December 4, 2014
Time: 10 a.m.        Check-in
          10:30 - 12     Workshop Content
          12 - 1            Lunch (Provided)
          1 - 1:30         Role Playing
Location: Regent's Hall, 2nd floor Burpee Center, Rockford University
Cost: $40 (includes lunch)

Please register by November 25 by faxing or mailing in registration form.
View and download the program brochure HERE.

For more information, contact Karen Ream at KReam@rockford.edu or 815.394.4384.
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